04 octobre 2010

康熙 Kangxi Camellia Leaf Lobed Bowl @ Vermeer & Griggs

Camellia Leaf Lobed Bowl. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722). photo courtesy Vermeer & Griggs A very rare large foliate bowl rendered in the form of a mallow flower supported on a high ring foot. The rounded sides rising to a wide flaring rim, the body grooved to form six sections indented on the rim creating a foliate edge and covered in a camellia leaf green finely crackled glaze. It is very unusual to find such a large bowl with this particular glaze. Height:  3 7/8" (9.8cm) ... [Lire la suite]